QA Automation Engineer

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Encompass Corporation

Powered by award-winning automation and unrivalled global data access, Encompass offers AML and KYC due diligence software on demand.
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Encompass is the creator of Know Your Customer (KYC) automation software, utilizing robotic search to discover everything a KYC policy demands.

At encompass we believe that the best decisions are made when people understand the full picture. So our team created a new way to automatically search, review and manage information from public registries, credit bureaus, property/asset valuation sites and a growing range of trusted KYC data streams across the world.

Today we have offices in Glasgow, London and Sydney and a rapidly expanding international team.

You will identify use cases, create test plans, define test strategies, and create qualitative and automated test cases in order to report to stakeholders on the quality and reliability of our products. You will guide Software Engineers in building the right unit and functional tests, define and measure Quality KPIs, and develop automation to enable continuous testing on the encompass software components and infrastructure.

Day to day, this means you will:

  • Extract acceptance tests from the Product Owners using your expertise in techniques such as BDD to break down the barriers between business context from the client side and technical context from the engineers’ side
  • Pair with developers to huddle with the Product Owner before they analyse stories, in order to get enough information for the story to be understood. Pair to write acceptance tests to make sure that the story is tested before it is moved forward
  • Use your great communication skills to facilitate the team to focus on the business problem during the entire project
  • Be a champion for the user: insist on the highest standards and help create functional and engaging features that delight customers
  • Also support developers to do TDD, fostering good practices for clean code and design patterns, and ensuring high quality code
  • Use your knowledge on test automation to help the team choose the best test frameworks for the project


Requirements

  • Good understanding of building and testing Web applications and tools: e.g. XML, HTML, CSS, JSON, REST, React, AngularJS , Node.js
  • Expert in designing, implementing, and running test cases and test automation
  • Experience in building and improving automated test frameworks
  • Experience in mocking, stubbing, and other incremental testing methodologies
  • Experience in integration, load and stress testing environments
  • Experience of Continuous Integration environments e.g. Bamboo, BitBucket, JIRA

Benefits

We offer a rewarding and challenging place to work, a transparent and collaborative culture and as we grow as a business our benefits package will grow with us. Below are some of what we currently offer:

  • Staff pension plan
  • Company wide bonus
  • Participation in our share options scheme
  • Adult approach to flexible working/remote working (post Covid)
  • Full access to Udemy for online training
  • Allocated L&D budget for employees
  • Paid Volunteering Leave programme
Job region(s): Europe
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